Definitions of organization

  1. the act of organizing a business or business- related activity; " he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
  2. the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; " his organization of the work force was very efficient"
  3. an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized; " his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"; " we can't do it unless we establish some system around here"
  4. a group of people who work together
  5. the act of forming something; " the constitution of a PTA group last year"; " it was the establishment of his reputation"; " he still remembers the organization of the club"
  6. The act of organizing; the act of arranging in a systematic way for use or action; as, the organization of an army, or of a deliberative body.
  7. The state of being organized; also, the relations included in such a state or condition.
  8. That which is organized; an organized existence; an organism
  9. an arrangement of parts for the performance of the functions necessary to life.
  10. The parts of an animal or a plant, acting or working together; any body consisting of parts each of which performs a special duty; as, the educational organisation of the country; a body of persons united for some end or work; as, a church organization; the act of forming a union to work together; as, the organization of a club.
  11. The act of organizing: the state of being organized.
  12. The act of organizing; state of being organized; organic structure; structure.

Usage examples for organization

  1. There was but one alternative- to travel independent of any organization. – My Three Days in Gilead by Elmer Ulysses Hoenshal
  2. He can still knock out anybody in the organization in one round. – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  3. The whole factory system, the modern factory system as we understand it, was then quite a new part of our social organization. – A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4) by Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy
  4. Jachin Fell is the man at the head of this organization. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  5. They are seen particularly in persons of highly nervous organization and especially after periods of emotional strain or stress. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  6. Members of society who come into it as it is today can live only by entering into the organization. – What Social Classes Owe to Each Other by William Graham Sumner
  7. I have only yet indicated the ameliorations introduced into the organization of the administration. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  8. The new organization would be one of the most complete in the country; it would be an honor to anyone to be connected with it. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  9. But in the organization of the House, the contest was not between white and colored, but between Democrats and Republicans. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  10. He had a faculty for organization, and for using men and circumstances which amounted to genius of the noblest order. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  11. An important effect of the Restoration was organization of a means of training the future officers of the fleet. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  12. Some raw stuff is so inferior that no high social organization can be built out of it. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  13. The Larger Parish is not a method, or organization, or machine, that one can secure and put in operation and then the work is done. – The Making of a Country Parish by Harlow S. (Harlow Spencer) Mills